Climate week

Ardern steps up

According to Newshub, last Saturday Ardern was “off to New York […] for the General Assembly, where she’ll deliver the keynote address at the opening of UN Climate Week.”

Not even the official United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change website is claiming that “Climate Week” is a UN event.  Obviously, they are supporting and promoting it but Climate Week is run by The Climate Group, a UK based charity.

The official website for Climate Weak Week says this about the opening ceremony: Quote.

Climate Week NYC 2018 will be a key moment for global climate action. The Opening Ceremony is one of the most critical events in the climate calendar and will set the agenda in a crucial week for those making the changes needed to meet the Paris Agreement. Taking place just a few blocks from the United Nations General Assembly, The Opening Ceremony also plays an important role in bringing together world leaders from both the business and political spheres to act on climate.  End of quote.

So while the New Zealand media may be big-upping the whole boondongle, here at Whaleoil we know the facts. Read more »

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